By Robert Audi
Can the ethical fragmentation so renowned within the modern international be conquer? Are there moral criteria that deserve everyone's allegiance? Can judgments of price go beyond flavor and cultural choice? Moral price and Human Diversity deals a short yet hugely finished advent to ethics and cost concept that argues for optimistic solutions in a pluralistic framework.
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2. The Good and the True It should help in understanding and tracking the relation between valuing and value to compare it with the relation between believing and truth. Valuing is to value much as believing is to truth. ” If we believe what is not true, we are in error. This is an objective cognitive failure. Value—in the form of intrinsic goodness—is quite plausibly considered to be the standard for valuing in much the way that truth is the standard for believing: if we value, for its own sake, something that is intrinsically good, then we are, at least in an objective sense, successful from the point of view of practical reason, just as we are successful from the point of view of theoretical reason if we believe, in response to the evidence, what is true.
9 Those last lines spread out in sound to evoke the lonely sands they depict. In both sound and sense they recall the desolation they describe. We can stop there, with that stark portrait; but we may also ﬁnd here a poignant description of the ultimate emptiness of the king’s temporal glory. In one of Emily Dickinson’s poetic sketches of life, we ﬁnd our subject—value, with pleasure and pain conceived as central—poignantly recognized: The heart asks pleasure—ﬁrst— And then—Excuse from Pain— And then, those little Anodynes That deaden suffering.
Thus, keeping a promise is not morally good as such; it is morally good insofar as it contributes to happiness (so some promise-keeping, by producing less happiness than breaking the promise, is not morally good). I agree that actions can have a kind of contributory moral value. But are not some positive and negative intrinsic values distinctively moral? Consider, on the positive side, the sense of doing justice or of overcoming temptation to do something wrong. Doing justice, whether in designing a policy, in executing a will, or in determining a set of grades, can be very challenging.